The Things They Carried Summary
Tim O'Brien

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The Things They Carried Overview

This novel by Tim O’Brien, first published is 1990, is widely hailed as one of the most important books about the experiences of American ground troops during the Vietnam War. Presented as a series of interconnected stories and essays, the novel follows the exploits of a platoon in the U.S. Army’s Alpha Company during the late 1960s.

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